Tierra del Fuego

Area: 48,100 km²
Population: 135,000 inhabitants (2010)

Travel advice
Argentina Status: Exercise Vigilance.
Current status Chile: Exercise Vigilance.
More information about these travel advisories can be found on Central Government .

Best time
January, February, March and December are the best months to travel to Tierra del Fuego. In these months you have the best chance for pleasant temperatures.

Spanish is the official language in Tierra del Fuego.

Travel documents
The required travel documents to visit Tierra del Fuego can be found on the information page of Argentina and / or Chile.

Embassies and consulates
More information about embassies and consulates to Tierra del Fuego can be found on the information page of Argentina and / or Chile.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Tierra del Fuego, it is recommended to ghet one or more vaccinations.

Money and Money
In Tierra del Fuego, different currencies for:
– Argentina: Argentine Peso (ARS).
– CHILE: Chilean peso (CLP).

Traffic and route

In Tierra del Fuego, you must drive on the right side of the road.


In Tierra del Fuego is in some cases an adapter needed.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Fuego available on Google news .
Newspapers from the Argentinean side of Tierra del Fuego, visit Abzynewslinks (look under “Tierra del Fuego”).
Newspapers from the Chilean portion of Tierra del Fuego, visit Abzynewslinks (look under “XII Magallanes y de la Antartica Chilena”).

Websites from Tierra del Fuego to end on names .ar (Argentina) or .cl (Chile).
Official websites of Tierra del Fuego: Tierradelfuego.org.ar and Tierradelfuego.gov.ar .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Tierra del Fuego.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Tierra del Fuego.

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Tierra del Fuego, see Protected Planet .
Tierra del Fuego is not on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.


Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.